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Tribute to Jackie Robinson

by WGBH

Published 2007
Topics sports


Sharon Robinson, director, educational programming, Major League Baseball; Scott Simon, writer; Tom Oliphant, former columnist, Boston Globe

Sharon Robinson and Scott Simon pay tribute to Jackie Robinson during the 60th anniversary year of his having broken the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

Sharon Robinson is Jackie Robinson's daughter, and the director of Educational Programming for Major League Baseball. Scott Simon is the author of Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball. Tom Oliphant, former Boston Globe columnist and author of Praying for Gil Hodges: A Memoir of the 1955 World Series and One Family's Love of the Brooklyn Dodgers, moderates.

PBS | NPR Forum Network program with the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation

JFK Library and Museum

2007 Oct 15


Producer WGBH
Production Company WGBH Forum Network
Audio/Visual sound, color

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